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CARA fellowships for academics at risk of persecution

The Council for At-Risk Academics (CARA), provides support to academics and scientists fleeing from discrimination, persecution, suffering and violence in some of the world’s most dangerous places. The aim is to protect such people and preserve their invaluable knowledge and skills. This support usually involves the placement of academics in university posts throughout the UK and […]

EmpowerHackHEALTH April 8-10

LSHTM and the Crisis Group will be hosting a global EmpowerHackHEALTH hackathon on April 8-10, where 40-50 developers will develop applications for refugee health (with strong focus on the Europe crisis). Empowerhack http://empowerhack.io/ is focused on supporting women and girls in crisis and humanitarian contexts through design and technology — they focus on creating tangible solutions and services […]

LIDC Short Course Humanitarian Crises

LIDC Short Course: Humanitarian Crises 11 – 15 April 2016, London The purpose of this intensive short course is to provide participants with a comprehensive background in theoretical and practical aspects of humanitarian crises. Course content: By the end of the course participants will understand the fundamental concepts relating to humanitarian crises. The following topics […]